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How do I purchase a stock or ETF?

With Stash, it’s easy to invest in new stocks or ETFs, or to purchase more fractional shares of investments you already own. You can make one-off purchases or choose to invest on a recurring basis. All of these can be done from the app or on web. Let’s get started!

If you’d like to buy a new investment, here’s what you’ll want to do.

  • Tap Invest and search for investments.
  • Select the investment you’d like to purchase.
  • Tap Buy.
  • Enter how much you’d like to invest.
  • Select your funding source. You can choose to fund your purchase using your Portfolio Cash, your Stash Banking Account¹, or your linked external bank account.
  • Choose whether you’d like to make a one-time purchase or invest on a recurring basis.
  • You’re all set! Once your purchase has been completed, you’ll see a confirmation.

If you’d like to buy more shares of an investment you already own, we’ve got you covered.

  • Tap Invest to go to your portfolio.
  • Select the investment you’d like to buy more of.
  • Tap Buy.
  • Enter the amount of money you’d like to invest.
  • Select your funding source. You can choose to fund your purchase using your Portfolio Cash, your Stash Banking Account¹, or your linked external bank account.
  • Choose whether you’d like to make a one-time purchase or invest on a recurring basis.
  • You’re all set! Once your purchase has been completed, you’ll see a confirmation.


DISCLOSURES

¹Stash offers access to investment and banking accounts under each subscription plan. Each type of account is subject to different regulations and limitations. See the Advisory Agreement and the Deposit Account Agreement for more information. 

 Bank Account Services provided by Green Dot Bank and Stash Visa Debit card issued by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.  Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association. Green Dot Bank operates under the following registered trade names: GoBank, Green Dot Bank and Bonneville Bank.  All of the registered trade names are used by and refer to a single FDIC-insured bank, Green Dot Bank. Deposits under any of these trade names are deposits with Green Dot Bank and are aggregated for deposit insurance coverage.  Green Dot is a registered trademark of Green Dot Corporation. (c) 2020 Green Dot Bank. All rights reserved. Investment products and services are not offered by Green Dot Bank and are Not FDIC Insured, Not Bank Guaranteed, and May Lose Value.

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